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During the second day of my ABC trek, my young guide Aman bhai taught me this song. He was singing and humming all morning while we trekked from Ulleri to Benthanti, no steep stairs in the world could stop this young man. “I will teach you guys a very famous […]

Resham Firiri oh Resham Firiri


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Despite of how little sleep I had the previous night, I woke up excited because it was gonna be the day we will reach ABC! The final destination of our trip. It was so damn freezing in the morning so I put my jacket on while we trekked. Of course it didn’t […]

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Day 6: Himalaya – Deurali – ...


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Here in Sinuwa, is where I had the best sleep so far during the trek. The blanket was nice and thick and it worked perfectly in keeping me warm. I didn’t even use my sleeping bag, and I could sleep soundly like a baby. Or… Maybe I’m just too tired […]

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Day 5: Sinuwa – Bamboo – ...



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I wasn’t feeling very well in the morning because I haven’t had enough sleep the night before. It was pretty cold during the night, the door and windows of my room didn’t do a very good job at blocking all the winds from outside. And a donkey just happened to […]

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Day 4: Chuile – Ghurjung – ...


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Poon Hill Summit attack started at 5 AM, I arrived at the summit of Poon Hill about 1 hour later. The hike was pretty steep, and it really doesn’t help that it was sooooo damn freezing! Can’t tell the temp exactly but it was damn well bellow 0 degree. We are […]

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Day 3: Ghorepani – Poon Hill ...


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Aman taught me a famous Nepali song: Resham Firiri (which is now stuck in my head and I couldn’t stop repeating it) and in return he asked me to teach him one Indonesian song. I taught him one of Chrisye’s old masterpiece: Kidung and he loved it. This boy won’t stop […]

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Day 2: Ulleri – Banthanti – ...